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"Maj Gen E R Quesada congratulates Capt Richard E Leary Republic P-47 Thunderbolt fighter bomber pilot of the 9th AF fighter command as he returned from a successful mission and then landed to refuel on an American emergency landing strip in Normandy." - Major Richard E. Leary of the 397th Ftr Sq, 368th FG is congratulated by Maj Gen Elwood R. "Pete" Quesada on landing at one of the newly-won forward operating fields near the Normandy coast. The 368th moved to Cardonville (A-3) on 20 June 1944 and remained there for about two months.


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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Service Numbers: O-16731
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant General
  • Role/Job: Commanding Officer


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